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Police think they know the person responsible for fatal hit-and-run

Officers arrived outside Calallen High School Tuesday morning around 6:38 to find a man in a wheelchair dead in a ditch.

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Corpus Christi police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run that happened Tuesday morning in front of Calallen High School. 

Law enforcement officials tell 3News the driver has been identified, and the case will be presented to the Nueces County District Attorney.

Officers responded just after 6:30 Tuesday morning to Northwest Boulevard in Calallen where a man in a wheelchair, who has since been identified as David Yates, 42, was found dead in a ditch. Police said he was hit by a car. That car then left the scene. 

Details about the accident are limited at this time, but if you have any information that may help police solve this crime, call 361-886-2600.

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